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Beaches along Great Lakes to get life-saving aids

DETROIT (AP) — An effort to prevent people from drowning due to dangerous currents along the Great Lakes will include installing kits with life-saving aids such as ring buoys and youth life jackets at 10 public beaches along Lake Michigan, officials announced Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Ohio probes illegal viewing of movies at prison

GRAFTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prisons spokeswoman says investigators are looking into allegations that guards showed pirated movies to inmates at a northeast Ohio prison.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Executive pleads guilty in Ohio campaign probe

CLEVELAND (AP) — The chief financial officer of a northeast Ohio telemarketing firm has agreed to cooperate in a case involving allegations that the company funneled illegal campaign contributions to two candidates.

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Officials: 1.8M pounds of ground beef recalled

DETROIT (AP) — Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Coast Guard warns of alcohol dangers in boating

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is warning boaters of the dangers of operating vessels while under the influence of alcohol.

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Ohio gas prices don't move much from last week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices in Ohio haven't moved much over the past week.

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Enrollment declining at OSU's branch campuses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University reports declining enrollment at its five regional branch campuses around the state.

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1.3 million Ohioans expected to travel for holiday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 1.34 million Ohioans are expected travel at least 50 miles from home over the long Memorial Day weekend, the most since before the onset of the recession, according to the AAA Ohio Auto Club.

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